Journey to the East: a study of Ghanaian migrants in Guangzhou, China

  title={Journey to the East: a study of Ghanaian migrants in Guangzhou, China},
  author={Mark Kwaku Mensah Obeng},
  journal={Canadian Journal of African Studies / Revue canadienne des {\'e}tudes africaines},
  pages={67 - 87}
  • Mark Kwaku Mensah Obeng
  • Published 2019
  • Political Science
  • Canadian Journal of African Studies / Revue canadienne des études africaines
  • ABSTRACT In the late 1990s and early 2000s, nationals of sub-Saharan Africa who had initially settled in the Middle East and other parts of Southeast Asia moved in unprecedented numbers to Guangzhou, China in response to the 1997/8 Asian financial crisis. They were later joined by many more as the Chinese economy improved and the economic relationship between China and Africa strengthened. This paper discusses the experiences of identifiable sets of Ghanaian actors in Guangzhou, China in the… CONTINUE READING
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